thlection coming up, and say, no, we're going to continue with the scorched earth policy of bringing this guy down. if we can't keep him fm being elected a couple times, we're still going to destroy his legacy. icy ou iin neouar hts in again? >> i think it depends on the margin. i think if it's considered on the right a narrow re-election for the president, if we postulate that hypothetical, then they say, well, the only problem wapaulyan ou lde mfirs t tic cova, you know that argument. i think if it's a blowout and these are all ifs, you have a goldwater-type reassessment, then, yes, a, you have a desire to manufacture, and, b, you have new people in the party like a ted cruz that the president can go out and talk to and say let's be reasonable. you're a tea party guy, but let's do something that people like your parents can have a path to citizenship and -- >> that's a good idea. i'm for that. thank you, gentlemen. andrew sullivan, amazing piece. i will read it several times. >> thank you. >> a melber, thank you. up next, it took wild ending to last night's wisconsin governor scott walker to finally side with union workers. that's next in the "sideshow."